Donald Butler could be locked up in San Diego for the next 7 years
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, San Diego Chargers middle linebacker Donald Butler’s new contract could be worth up to $48 million over seven years.
But essentially, according to Rapoport’s report, the contract is a three-year deal worth nearly $20 million, with $12 million guaranteed.
According to Rapoport, Butler’s contract has a team option after the third year, in which the Chargers can pick up the final four years of the contract at an average between $8 million and $9.5 million per year. That portion of the contract includes another $15 million in guaranteed money.